Residential Waste Collection

Collection Carts

CR&R Incorporated provides 3 carts for the automated collection of:

  • Trash
  • Recyclables
  • Green waste

Trash, recyclables and green waste are picked up weekly. Please place all waste in the appropriate container and close the lid. Do not overfill the cart. Roll carts into the street and place them against the curb with handles facing your home. Place carts at least 2 feet apart from other carts and objects. It is recommended that you park cars at least 6 feet from the carts on collection day.

Cart Sizes

Carts are available in 3 sizes:

  • 35 gallons
  • 64 gallons
  • 96 gallons

Additional trash, recycling and green waste carts are available. Cart size can also be changed. Green waste service may not be available in all areas and participation is elective. Contact CR&R Incorporated Customer Service Center at 562-694-3730 or 866-742-8850 for more information.

Sorting Items By Cart

  1. Organics Cart
  2. Mixed Recyclables Cart
  3. Trash Cart

Organics Cart (Green Cart)

Note: **Please do not place green waste in plastic bags** Doing so will contaminate the organic waste load and/or multiple loads and will harm the environment. 

However, you may place organic waste into a compostable bag.  Compostable bags are sold in local grocery stores in La Habra and will say "Compostable" on the box.  If it doesn't say compostable, then do not use.  They look greenish in color.Compostable and Trash Bags The following items should be placed in the organics (green) cart:

Kitchen Waste (Food Waste) Items

  • Bread
  • Fruit
  • Fish
  • Meat
  • Vegetables
  • Fats, Oils, Grease
  • Dairy

Yard Waste (Green Waste) Items

  • Flowers
  • Grass / Lawn clippings
  • Leaves and weeds
  • Garden trimmings and prunings
  • Sawdust, wood chips, and small wood scraps
  • Tree branches and shrubs

Unacceptable Items

Please place the following items in the trash cart and not the green cart:

  • Plastic bags
  • Painted wood
  • Treated wood
  • Palm fronds
  • Pet waste
  • Dirt / Soil
  • Tree stumps